Adopt South West is an innovative and supportive regional adoption agency covering Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay.

Adopt South West is hosted by Devon County Council and is a Regional Adoption Agency providing adoption services for the four local authorities: Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay councils, with offices across the region.

If you’re looking for a new, exciting challenge and to further your experience and operational skills, Devon County Council offers a vibrant workplace and attractive benefits.

Working for Devon County Council has all the benefits that you can expect from a large employer. In return for the vital contribution that you make, we offer:

  • 24.5 days annual leave per year, pro rata (rising with length of service), plus bank holidays
  • membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme – more information can be found on the Peninsula Pensions website
  • access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme – available 24/7 to support you with personal and work life
  • flexible working opportunities, including home-working (subject to the needs of the role)
  • discounts from local and high street retailers through our Devon Discounts scheme

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